Molecular Biologist Gets Upset About the HHS Mandate, Writes the President

Oh, the irony of the background...

True story. The Catholic Science Geek responds to the Administration’s “Accommodation” *cough* statement with “My First Scathing Letter to the White House.” Bravo Zulu. I hope more people take the initiative to do the same. Especially when they understand molecular biology, not to mention 9th grade biology.

Meanwhile, George Weigel Clarifies Things…

for folks who are used to getting all of their views from the sclerotic filters that trap and extinguish their abilities to think and reason. His article over on National Review Online, in as gentle a manner as is possible for Mr. Weigel, attempts to help make sense, for those who are still wandering in the wilderness of confused hero worship of the God-King, the bishops’ most recent statement. The one in which they say things like,

“We remain fully committed to the defense of our religious liberty and we strongly protest the violation of our freedom of religion that has not been addressed. We continue to work for the repeal of the mandate. We have grave reservations that the government is intruding in the definition of who is and who is not a religious employer . . .”

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Marcel LeJeune of “Aggie Catholics” Teaches a Civics Lesson and Links a Plenty

for the tyrannically challenged. Why the HHS Mandate Is The Biggest Issue Since Roe V Wade. I told ya’ll I love Texans.

Yes, this isn’t just about contraceptives and who pays for them. It’s about the Constitutional freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights for all Americans. Or is what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr saying below, you know, the night before he was assassinated, meaningless now? [Read more...]

Our Evangelical Brethren Sound the Call to Meet Us At Helm’s Deep! UPDATED

 

Over on Christianity Today, that is the message that Timothy George and Chuck Colson write to our Evangelical Christian brethren. Go read First They Came for the Catholics: Obama’s Contraceptive Mandate, An Open Letter to Evangelical Christians. Here’s a taste.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:

As you probably know by now, Obama Administration has refused to grant religious organizations an exemption from purchasing health insurance that covers abortion-inducing drugs, surgical sterilization, and contraception. [Read more...]

Remember Yesterday’s Post by Steven Greydanus?

It’s been updated. Go read it at once.

Also, it turns out my Managing Editor made the comparison about Lucy and the football first. I was celebrating at the time, and so I missed that. *blushing*

Steven Greydanus reminds us to never…

trust Lucy with the football. No, Obama is NOT looking to compromise or backdown. < <==Read that in it's entirety, por favor before going any further.

Now, remember the council of Our King? [Read more...]

Do What Father Zuhlsdorf Commands…

Like a good Jedi. The Empire has conspired to turn the moon into a Deathstar, see,  and your support is needed to turn this:

Neat, but no Hyper-drive

 

into this:

"She's fast enough for you, Old Man."

 

Yes, this is the petition you are looking for. Sign it, and share it.

That is all.

 

A Word From Your Captain: The USCCB Has Noticed The Petition

Via radio transmission from the U.S.S. Freedom of Conscience, Joe Six-Pack, USMC, Commanding

Howdy folks. This is a mighty wild ride, and let me tell you, the FoC is a rockin’ and rollin’! But the reason I’m calling you in mid-flight is this: I just wanted to thank each one of you who have signed, or shared, or posted the little link that shows the Administration that we believe in the First Amendment, and the whole rest of the Constitution. If you haven’t had the opportunity to sign it yet, here’s as good a reason I’ll ever have to try and push you into action: our Bishops have got our backs on this one. Lookee here: [Read more...]

The Crescat Says the “H” Word, Regarding the HHS Mandate

I mean seriously folks. Why the hell should we care about the HHS mandate? I’ll let Katrina Fernandez tell you why. I just pick the song that goes with it, [Read more...]

Obamacare’s Great Gift: Clarification

Thank you, Mr. President. Some of us weren’t sure until recently. But now, thanks to the clarity provided by your Administration’s HHS Mandate, we can see clearly now, the rain is gone. Or like Elizabeth Scalia put’s it in her post over at First Things, and in good ol’ American English: Dude…we are church! [Read more...]


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